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diaphanous

adjective uk   us   /daɪˈæf.ən.əs/ literary
A diaphanous substance, especially cloth, is so delicate and thin that you can see through it: a diaphanous silk veil
Translations of “diaphanous”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指布料)又透又薄的,薄如蟬翼的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指布料)又透又薄的,薄如蝉翼的…
(Definition of diaphanous from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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